corregidor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish, originally, a corrector.

Noun[edit]

corregidor (plural corregidors)

  1. The chief magistrate of a Spanish town.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From corregir +‎ -dor

Adjective[edit]

corregidor m (feminine corregidora, masculine plural corregidores, feminine plural corregidoras)

  1. correcting, correctional

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

corregidor m (plural corregidores)

  1. magistrate, reeve (judicial officer with limited authority to administer and enforce the law)